Specialized Expertise and Consulting Services

Specialized Expertise and Consulting Services

 

Assistance, Consulting and Special Services for Research Projects or Programs

 

DESIGN

MANAGEMENT

EVALUATION or ASSESSMENT

SURVEY DESIGN and METHODOLOGY

STATISTICAL METHODS and ANALYSIS

                          

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DESIGN

 

     Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
Year

Summer

For Fee

Brucker, Debra
Institute on Disability

Designs and implements empirically rigorous research projects, in collaboration with public agencies, private and non-profit providers, and consumers

http://iod.unh.edu/about/facultystaff.aspx

debra.brucker@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Davie, Laura
Institute for Health Policy and Practice at UNH

Convenes partners and facilitates desired outcomes, develops evaluation approach, distills evaluation questions, assesses current sources to gather outcome measures, and identifies and creates new data collection sources specific to the project

http://chhs.unh.edu/faculty-member/laura-davie

laura.davie@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Grimm, Curt
Carsey School of Public Policy

Designs, implements and evaluates domestic and international socioeconomic and environmental development projects and programs
Also specializes in: project leadership and institutional administration; population resettlement planning and project implementation monitoring; application of social scientific methodologies for rural community development interventions; organizational strategic planning and performance monitoring

http://carsey.unh.edu/person/curt-grimm

(603) 862-3788
curt.grimm@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

McClain, Monica
Institute on Disability

Designs epidemiologic and experimental studies, including sample size and power calculations

http://iod.unh.edu/about/facultystaff.aspx

(603) 862-2962
monica.mcclain@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

 

MANAGEMENT

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
Year

Summer

For Fee

Corvini, Marguerite
Institute for Health Policy and Practice at UNH

Works with the Institute's partners, the NH Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services, and the NH ServiceLink Resource Center network on Aging and Disabilities Resource Center, to manage projects and develop coordination programs and program-related events 
Provides communications, website management, and marketing support to the Center on Aging and Community Living, using programs such as Web Content Managers, Dreamweaver and Adobe products

http://chhs.unh.edu/faculty-member/marguerite-corvini

(603) 862-2098
marguerite.corvini@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Costello, Amy
Institute for Health Policy and Practice at UNH

With expertise in health analytics, leads the health data standards initiatives for and advises the APCD Council, a federation of organizations and state agencies,  in developing, standardizing, and utility of all-payer healthcare claims databases
Works with the Public Health Data Standards Consortium, representing their state reporting interests on the National Uniform Billing Committee and National Uniform Claims Committee
Collaborates with the NH DHHS on health data-related projects including revising and implementing NH hospital discharge data collection rules
Assists in developing the NH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Assessment Initiative's HealthWRQS project, a web-based query system that makes information more accessible to communiity health professionals

http://chhs.unh.edu/faculty-member/amy-costello

amy.costello@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Davie, Laura
Institute for Health Policy and Practice at UNH

Oversees the long-term care and aging initiatives of the IHPP
Manages aging and disability resource center projects, the Deprtment of Labor DirectConnect

http://chhs.unh.edu/faculty-member/laura-davie

laura.davie@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Dillon, Michele
Sociology

Conducts successful (non-federal) research projects

http://cola.unh.edu/faculty-member/michele-dillon

michele.dillon@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Grimm, Curt
Carsey School of Public Policy

Designs, implements and evaluaties domestic and international socioeconomic and environmental development projects and programs
Also specializes in: project leadership and institutional administration; population resettlement planning and project implementation monitoring; the application of social scientific methodologies for rural community development interventions; organizational strategic planning and performance monitoring

http://carsey.unh.edu/person/curt-grimm

(603) 862-3788
curt.grimm@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Keirns, Tracy
UNH Survey Center

Plans, designs, schedules and implements survey research projects for UNH and external clients
Identifies research needs, develops questionnaires, collaborates on project methodology
Sets timelines and schedules for projects, manages project progress, coordinates logistics and vendors required to fully implement mail, web, phone, and mixed-method surveys

http://cola.unh.edu/survey-center

(603) 862-1060
tracy.keirns@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Maddocks, William
Carsey School of Public Policy

Manages media, electoral, fundraising and public advocacy campaigns; economic development projects including an aquaculture/ hydroponics training program, community based computer access programs, a city-wide planning process around coordination of homeless services and a large scale home weatherization program; strategic planning, executive director hiring, and board development projects
Founded a community development corporation and managed a community-based peer lending model
Has organized large multi-day/week overseas conference and training programs for field professional development

http://carsey.unh.edu/person/william-maddocks

(603) 862-0764
william.maddocks@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

McClain, Monica
Institute on Disability

Manages multi-disciplinary, multi-site projects, and convenes and works with expert panels

http://iod.unh.edu/about/facultystaff.aspx

(603) 862-2962
monica.mcclain@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Miller, Glen
Chemistry; Materials Science

Manages large, interdisciplinary projects involving multiple faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate students and undergraduate students from multiple departments, and multiple universities
Specializes in nanoscale science and engineering

https://ceps.unh.edu/administrator/miller

(603) 862-2456
glen.miller@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

 

EVALUATION or ASSESSMENT

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
Year

Summer

For Fee

Brucker, Debra
Institute on Disability

Uses quantitative and qualitative data to conduct program evaluations and needs assessments, primarily in substance abuse policy
Involved with the first Maine statewide substance abuse treatment needs assessment during the 1990s
Assisted with process and outcome evaluations of community coalition substance abuse prevention programming in Vermont

http://iod.unh.edu/about/facultystaff.aspx

debra.brucker@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Costello, Amy
Institute for Health Policy and Practice at UNH

Works with clients in public and private sectors to determine business needs for data collection (for evaluation or assessment purposes) and identifies existing data sets and data analytic resources that would meet the information needs;  convenes technical teams to develop business requirements for data collection and reporting systems (e.g., web-based), and manages project team for data system implementations

http://chhs.unh.edu/faculty-member/amy-costello

amy.costello@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Davie, Laura
Institute for Health Policy and Practice at UNH

Using research evaluation methods, evaluates NH Aging and Disability Resource Center projects and the Department of Labor DirectConnect Project

http://chhs.unh.edu/faculty-member/laura-davie

laura.davie@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Dillon, Michele
Sociology

Conducts in-depth personal interviews, observation research, focus groups, and questionnaires
Evaluated impact of targeted funding of a major community economic development initiative (tourism rebranding) in Coos County, NH 
Participated in interdisciplinary study of impact of physically measured airplane noise on residents living close to Dublin, Ireland airport

http://cola.unh.edu/faculty-member/michele-dillon

michele.dillon@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Grimm, Curt
Carsey School of Public Policy

Designs, implements and evaluates domestic and international socioeconomic and environmental development projects and programs
Also specializes in: project leadership and institutional administration;  population resettlement planning and project implementation monitoring; application of social scientific methodologies for rural community development interventions; organizational strategic planning and performance monitoring

http://carsey.unh.edu/person/curt-grimm

(603) 862-3788
curt.grimm@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Maddocks, William
Carsey School of Public Policy

Conducts organizational assessments and evaluates development-related programs
Conducts operational and program impact evaluations through surveys, interviews, and focus group discussions with emphasis on development finance and community development programs

http://carsey.unh.edu/person/william-maddocks

(603) 862-0764
william.maddocks@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

Varies

Smith, Andy
UNH Survey Center

Specializes in survey methodology, questionnaire design, sampling design, survey data analysis, SPSS

http://cola.unh.edu/survey-center

(603) 862-2226
andrew.smith@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

 

SURVEY DESIGN and METHODOLOGY

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
Year

Summer

For Fee

Aytur, Semra
Health Management and Policy

Designs surveys for public health behavior and social/ environmental relationships, using existing validated surveys wherever possible
Experienced in statistical analysis of complex survey designs (e.g., repeated measures, mixed models, and socio-ecological relationships)
No expertise implementing  web-based or internet surveys

https://carsey.unh.edu/person/semra-aytur

(603) 862-3415
semra.aytur@unh.edu

 

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Varies

Dillon, Michele
Sociology

Specializes in research design using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies; published research includes use of survey research, including sample selection, questionnaire construction, pilot revisions, and data analysis; ethnographic research (e.g., Dignity Boston and Coos County leadership;  in-depth interviews with various specialized populations; and content analysis of newspapers, television programs, and archival documents, including amicus briefs
Teaches required graduate sociology seminar in qualitative research and has taught grad and undergrad survey research courses
Trained at The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, the premier social research institute in Ireland, working on various projects encompassing all stages of survey design and execution
Consults on qualitative research for Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH
Consults on survey and other research projects on religion to various external groups, such as the highly regarded NORC General Social Survey module on religion and the CUNY Graduate Center on research methods for study of religion

http://cola.unh.edu/faculty-member/michele-dillon

michelle.dillon@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Keirns, Tracy
UNH Survey Center

Has advanced training in survey methodology and experience working with University and external clients on survey and sample design

http://cola.unh.edu/survey-center

(603) 862-1060
tracy.keirns@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Smith, Andy
UNH Survey Center

Specializes in survey methodology, questionnaire design, sampling design, survey data analysis, SPSS

http://cola.unh.edu/survey-center

(603) 862-2226 andrew.smith@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

 

STATISTICAL METHODS
and ANALYSIS

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
Year

Summer

For Fee

Aytur, Semra
Health Management and Policy

Conducts statistical analyses of complex survey designs (e.g., repeated measures, mixed models, socio-ecological relationships)
Skilled in SAS
Methods range from experimental (randomized) designs, to observational (non-randomized), to qualitative research
Expertise in collaborative research (e.g., cross-sectoral partnerships, "team science")

https://carsey.unh.edu/person/semra-aytur

(603) 862-3415
semra.aytur@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Varies

Brucker, Debra
Institute on Disability

Uses quantitative research methods to conduct social, health, and disability policy research

http://iod.unh.edu/about/facultystaff.aspx

debra.brucker@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Carrier, Robert
Research Computing Center

Mathematician and scientific programmer with unique skills to model, solve and interpret results of complex problems

 http://www.unh.edu/research/sites/www.unh.edu.research/files/images/RCI/spider_one_pager_7.2.14.pdf

robert.carrier@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Houtenville, Andrew
Institute on Disability; Economics

Analyzes survey data, such as  U.S. Census Bureau surveys, to investigate factors associated with employment

www.ResearchOnDisability.org

(603) 862-4004
andrew.houtenville@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

NO

Keirns, Tracy
UNH Survey Center

Has advanced training in multivariate statistical analysis with particular focus in analysis of survey data
Familiar with SPSS and Stata statistical packages

http://cola.unh.edu/survey-center

(603) 862-1060
tracy.keirns@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

McClain, Monica
Institute on Disability

Specializes in descriptive statistics, Student’s T test, categorical analyses (e.g., chi square, Fisher’s Exact test), regression analyses (linear, logistic, multivariate), ANOVA, and some ordinal and survival analyses
Proficient in using SAS for data analyses and some basic programming

http://iod.unh.edu/about/facultystaff.aspx

(603) 862-2962
monica.mcclain@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

Varies

Pillemer, David
Carsey School of Public Policy

Directs the Carsey School’s Research Development Working Group, supporting faculty research through consultations and training

http://carsey.unh.edu/person/david-b-pillemer

(603) 862-2127
david.pillemer@unh.edu

YES

YES

NO

NO

NO

YES

NO

Varies

Smith, Andy
UNH Survey Center

Has expertise in survey methodology, questionnaire design, sampling design, survey data analysis, SPSS

http://cola.unh.edu/survey-center

Contact: (603) 862-2226 or (603) 862-3877 or andrew.smith@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Warner, Rebecca
Psychology

Analyzes data using SPSS: T test, ANOVA, chi squared test of association, linear multiple regression, factor analysis, ANCOVA, MANOVA, discriminant analysis, binary logistic regression, factor analysis, development of multiple item scales, reliability assessment, repeated measures, analysis of mediation and moderation

http://cola.unh.edu/faculty-member/rebecca-warner/

Contact: Through david.pillemer@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Woodward, Bob
Economics; Health Management and Policy

Specializes in data set analysis, economics/econometrics, SAS programming up to and into macros, cross-section econometrics (not so much time series), some survival analysis

http://chhs.unh.edu/faculty-member/robert-s-woodward

(603) 862-7032
robert.woodward@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Varies

NOTE: This list was last updated for contact information on 2/18/16 and for content on 9/18/12. 

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